Africa Early Stage Investor Summit 2019

For investors, by investors

Africa’s early stage investor community will convene November 13-15 for the Africa Early Stage Investor Summit 2019. This exclusive investor-only event, to be hosted in Cape Town, South Africa, unites key ecosystem stakeholders from across the continent and beyond, to exchange best practices, learn from peers and recent transactions, and do deals.

Make sure to block your agenda for #AESIS2019 and follow this page for future announcements!

 

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ABAN

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Why attend

The African startup ecosystem is on the move. Not only are the number of ventures growing, but the quality of the businesses is improving. Never before has the pipeline of African innovation been so investible. And where talent leads the way, money is close to follow. More than 60 angel networks are setting up across the continent and a growing class of Africa-focused VC investors is backing and scaling up the best of the best. Once a year, this community of industry leaders comes together to share best practices and to learn from peers. The best companies are invited to join this meeting as talent and capital collide.

  • 300+ leaders from the Africa startup, innovation and investment industry
  • The latest trends, insights and industry research
  • Workshops and masterclasses for investors by investors
  • Exclusive networking and co-investment opportunities
  • Option to nominate startups in your portfolio to attend this event
  • An awards ceremony recognizing the best of the best
  • Investor Cocktail, Industry Leaders Dinner and Innovation Tour
  • Summit pass gives access to partner events including AHUB and AfricaCom

A rich networking experiences with a highly focused yet varied program. Lovely Waterfront Cape Town with views of table mountain.

Summit program

Wednesday – November 13

Series of investor masterclasses and workshops at Workshop 17 (17 Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront) + invite-only welcome cocktail.

Thursday – November 14

Full day Summit at Workshop 17 (17 Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront), including networking breakfast + investor dinner at Nasdak Rooftop Venue (26th floor, Media24 Centre) hosted by our event partner Naspers.

Friday – November 15 (optional)

Cape Town Innovation Tour, featuring insightful visits to key startup hubs, accelerator programs and scale-ups around the peninsula.

Tickets

In good company

Investors

4Di Capital
800 ventures
ABAN
Accion
African Development Bank
African Diaspora Network
Africatech Ventures
AHL Venture Partners
Akili
Algebra Ventures
Angelhub Ventures
Anges Quebec
AVCA
Blue Haven Initiative
Brooklyn Ventures
Cactus Advisors
Cairo Angels
CAN
Clifftop Colony
Dazzle Angels
DMM.Africa
Earth Capital
EAVCA
EBAN
EchoVC
Empretec
eVA Fund
fsdafrica
GBAN
Glenheim
Glo Ventures
Global Innovation Fund
Global Partnerships
GoBeyond
Goodwell
Greentec Capital
GSMA
Hivos
Horizen Ventures
Innovation Edge
Intelligent Capital
Invenfin
IetP
Investment One
iungo Capital
Jozi Angels
KAIN
Kalon
Knife Capital
Lagos Angel Network
Leapfrog Ventures
Maine Venture Fund
Mercy Corps
Movement Capital
NACO
Neon Ventures
Nest
Newtown Partners
Orange Digital Ventures
Outlierz
Pepperfield Ventures
Quona Capital
Rising Tide Africa
RMI
SABAN
Sanaga Ventures
SAVCA
Seedstars
Silvertree Internet Holdings
Singularity Invest
Small Foundation
Spark-ng
Starttech Ventures
Team Africa Ventures
Techstars
TLcom
VBAN
Ventures Platform
Village Capital
Visions2Ventures
 Zephyr Acorn

Your organization not on the list? Contact the organizers for opportunities and sponsor packages on team [at] africainvestorsummit.com.